Full Time Job

Research Director Multiple Mkt


Albuquerque, NM 10-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
KOAT has an opening for an experienced Research Director that will analyze all ratings and research information to design compelling stories for our sellers and outside promotion. This is a great opportunity to join one of the broadcast industry's most respected companies, Hearst Television. The ideal candidate will be proficient in Nielsen software, Marshall Marketing, Kantar and Wide Orbit Media Sales. This position is actively engaged in providing relevant research and strategic guidance to the stations' news, programming and creative services departments. The ideal candidate will be analytical, creative and proactive.

Job Responsibilities:
• The ability to create compelling stories that reinforce the marketing power of all of the stations media platforms is essential.
• The Research Director plays an integral role in the advertising sales department and works closely with station management on projects and marketing initiatives
• The candidate will be an active participant in sales, promotional and news activities, including but not limited to presentations to clients, station management, and at full station staff meetings.
• This position requires the command of various software applications utilizing Nielsen research and other quantitative and qualitative data. Experience with Wide Orbit Media Sales (One Domain) is preferred.
• The Research Director is the stations' conduit for strategic information on the station's sales, news, web/mobile/digital platforms and programming performance.
• In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:
• Prior advertising, marketing and/or broadcast experience preferred.
• A background in consumer and/or media research and related software applications is required.
• Proficiency in Nielsen software, Wide Orbit Media Sales, Marshall Marketing, Kantar, Excel and PowerPoint are required.

Qualifications Requirements:
• Must possess analytical skills, creativity and desktop publishing expertise
• Must have command of related software applications
• Solid presentation skills preferred.

• A college degree combined with advertising, marketing or broadcast experience is preferred
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjvn6b-54-144-55-253-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.